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History Chapter 18
Terms in this set (17)
Realized that her reign in Hawaii had come to an end
The policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, political, or military control over weaker territories
A Cuban poet and journalist in exile in New York, launched a revolution in 1895
Sensational style of writing, which exaggerates the news to lure and enrage readers
Brung home American citizens in danger from the fighting and to protect American property
A country whose affairs are partially controlled by a stranger power
Open Door Notes
A series of policy statements
Killed hundreds of missionaries and other foreigners. Chinese secret organization
Reduce travel time for commercial and military ships
The United States would now use force to protect it's economic interests in Latin America
What three factors spurred American imperialism?
1) Economic Competition
2) Political and Military reasons
3) Belief in cultural superiority
How did Queen Liliuokalani's mail goal conflict with American Imperialists' goals?
The Queen wanted to preserve Hawaii for Native Hawaiians. American Imperialists wanted to expand Americans interest there
Why was American opinion about Cuban independence divided?
Many business people wanted the government to support Spain in order to protect their investments. Everyday Americans/most Americans supported Cuban Independence
Briefly describe the terms of the Treaty of Paris of 1898.
1) Cuba becomes independent
2) Puerto Rico and Guam are given to the U.S. (protectorate)
3) U.S. pays $20 million to the Philippines
Why was the U.S. interested in events in Puerto Rico?
Puerto Rico was strategically important to the U.S.
What two key beliefs about America's industrial capitalist economy were reflected in the Open Door policy?
1) U.S. economy depended on exports
2) They felt the U.S. had a right to intervene abroad to keep foreign markets open
What sparked the Boxer Rebellion in 1900, and how was it crushed?
Expelling Chinese.Europeans dominated most of China's large cities. The international forces put it down within two months.
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